Gaten Matarazzo Height: Exactly How Tall is The Stranger Things Actor?

How Tall is Gaten Matarazzo? Gaten Matarazzo’s height is 5 feet 4½ inches, which is equivalent to 163 centimeters or 1.63 meters. His body weight is also estimated to be 59 kg, which is about 130 lbs approximately.

The actor is best known for his role as Dustin Henderson in the Netflix series Stranger Things. Gaten Matarazzo was born in Connecticut to Gaetano and Heather Matarazzo. He was born with a condition known as cleidocranial dysostosis—a condition. It affects the development of the jaw and collarbone. It also seems that Gaten’s ill health might have affected the actor’s height a bit. This article discusses all there is to know about Gaten Matarazzo’s height.

Summary of Gaten Matarazzo’s Biography

  • Full Name: Gaetano John Matarazzo III
  • Nickname: Gaten Matarazzo
  • Gender: Male
  • Date of Birth: September 8, 2002
  • Gaten Matarazzo’s Age: 21 Years Old
  • Ethnicity: Caucasian
  • Nationality: American
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Religion: Christian
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Gaten Matarazzo’s Parents: Gaetano Matarazzo (father) and Heather Matarazzo (mother)
  • Siblings: Carmen Matarazzo (brother) and Sabrina Matarazzo (sister)
  • Gaten Matarazzo’s Height in Inches: 64 inches (5 feet 4½ inches)
  • Gaten Matarazzo’s Height in Centimeters: 163 cm
  • Gaten Matarazzo’s Weight: 59 kg (130 lbs)
  • Body Measurements in Inches: Chest – 38, Waist – 32, and Biceps – 12
  • Body Measurements in Centimeters: Chest – 96, Waist – 81, and Biceps – 30
  • Eye Colour: Black
  • Hair Color: Light Brown
  • Gaten Matarazzo’s Net Worth: $5 million
  • Famous for: Being an Actor and Rapper
  • Gaten Matarazzo’s Instagram: @gatenm123
  • Twitter: @gatenm123
  • Facebook: Gaten Matarazzo

How Tall is Gaten Matarazzo Currently?

The 21-year-old is measured at a standard height of 5 feet 4½ inches. When asked about his height in 2019, the actor expressed disappointment in his doctor’s diagnosis. He suggested he wasn’t happy with the doctor’s assertion that he is not likely to grow taller.

Gaten called his doctor’s bluff, saying he wasn’t too disappointed because he had already surpassed his doctor’s previous predictions. His doctor had predicted that he would only get as tall as 5 feet 3 inches. Gaten then gave his official height as 5 feet 5 inches, which isn’t far from his officially documented height of 5 feet 4½ inches.

Gaten Matarazzo’s height means he stands way below the average American male’s height. In a survey by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in 2018, the average height for adult males above 20 years is 5 feet 9 inches. For actors in Hollywood, the stakes are even higher, and the average height for male American actors is 5 feet 10 Inches. In both cases, Gaten falls below both averages by 5 and 6 inches, respectively.

Is Gaten Matarazzo the Shortest Cast Member in Stranger Things?

Truthfully, Gaten Matarazzo isn’t the shortest cast member in the TV show Stranger Things. Many fans are curious about the tiniest details concerning the cast, resulting in constant questions about how tall the cast members of Stranger Things are. These questions have, naturally, been focused on Gaten Matarazzo as well.

Since we have determined the actor’s actual height, let’s look at how tall he is compared with other members of the Stranger Things cast. These figures have been sourced from multiple websites, including the cast’s official IMDb accounts and Instagram profiles.

He is Four Inches Taller Than Priah Ferguson

Fellow Stranger Things cast Priah Ferguson who plays the role of Erica Sinclair on the show is only 5 feet tall. Her height in inches is equivalent to 152 cm. This makes Gaten Matarazzo 4 inches taller than her. To put things into further context, however, Priah was born on October 1, 2006, and is only 17. This makes her Gaten’s junior by four years.

Gaten Matarazzo’s Height Compared with Sadie Sink and Natalia Dyer

American actress Sadie Sink is also part of the Stranger Things cast. Sadie Sink is 5 feet 3 inches tall, equivalent to 160 cm. Sadie is one of the show’s youngest female cast members. She was born on April 16, 2002, five months older than Gaten; her fellow cast member. The two are roughly agemates.

Meanwhile, Natalia Dyer, who plays Nancy Wheeler on the show is 5 feet 4 inches. Natalia Dyer was born on January 13, 1995, in Nashville, Tennessee, and began acting as a teenager. She is 29 years old and is significantly older than Gaten. They are both 5 feet 4 inches tall, with Gaten being taller by half an inch.

Gaten Matarazzo’s Height Compared with Caleb McLaughlin’s

Gaten Matarazzo is shorter than Caleb McLaughlin. Caleb is 5 feet 8 inches tall (172 cm) and stands 4 inches above Gaten. This makes Gaten Matarazzo shorter than his co-star. Caleb was cast in Stranger Things in 2016 after appearing in a few television shows such as Law & Order SVU and Unforgettable.

How Tall Is Gaten Matarazzo Compared To Noah Schnapp, Finn Wolfhard, and Joseph Quinn?

Noah Schnapp, who plays Will Byers on the show, stands at 5 feet 9 inches. He is 5 inches taller than Gaten. The New York native started acting at the age of eight.

Finn Wolfland stands at an impressive height of 5 feet 10 inches. He practically towers over Gaten Matarazzo by six solid inches. Wolfland plays the character of Mike Wheeler on the show. The 20-year-old actor began acting at the tender age of 12.

Lastly, Joseph Quinn, one of the most prominent cast members of ‘Stranger Things’ is 5 feet 10 inches tall. Joseph stands taller than Gaten Matarazzo by 6 inches as well.

The Actor is Also Shorter than Charlie Heaton

The actor Charlie Heaton played Jonathan Byers in the show. Charlie Heaton is 5 feet 8 inches, equivalent to 172 cm. Heaton is 22 years old, two years older than Gaten Matarazzo. He also stands above his fellow cast member by 4 inches. In the show’s first season, Caleb plays Jonathan Byers, the older brother of the missing boy, Will Byers.

Matarazzo is Significantly Shorter than Joe Keery

Joe Keery is officially the tallest cast member of the show at 5 feet 11 inches, equivalently 180 cm. He plays the character of Steve Harrington and towers over Gaten Matarazzo by a whopping 7 inches. Of all the cast members of the fantasy show, Joe’s height difference from Gaten Matarazzo is the highest.

Gaten Matarazzo’s Body Measurements and Workout Routines

Gaten Matarazzo has ample body measurements of 38-32-12 as his chest, waist, and biceps proportions. He also weighs 59 kg or 130 pounds. Gaten Matarazzo is relatively fit and healthy. This is primarily due to his diet and way of life and because Gaten is only 18 years old, so he does not feel the need to exercise.

We tried to find out what Gaten does when he isn’t working or working out, and it turns out that Gaten Matarazzo only likes to stay active, hang out with his girlfriend, and enjoy life. We can’t go into specifics about what particular workouts Gaten does as he doesn’t give updates about his exercise routines.

Hugo Wright
Hugo Wright
Hugo has extensive professional writing experience and has been writing and editing articles on multiple platforms for several years now. Away from work, he is a football addict who loves to catch up on his favourite pastimes.


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